1st Meeting, 9th Review Conference of the Biological…

1st Meeting, 9th Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention

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Ninth Review Conference of the States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction
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  • Opening formalities(agenda items 1-9)
  • General debate (agenda item 10 (a)
Provisional agenda for the Ninth Review Conference 1. Opening of the Conference 2. Election of the President 3. Adoption of the agenda 4. Submission of the final report of the Preparatory Committee 5. Adoption of the rules of procedure 6. Election of the Vice-Presidents of the Conference and Chairpersons and Vice-Chairpersons of the Committee of the Whole, the Drafting Committee and the Credentials Committee 7. Credentials of representatives to the Conference:
  • (a) Appointment of the Credentials Committee
  • (b) Report of the Credentials Committee
8. Confirmation of the nomination of the Secretary-General 9. Programme of work 10. Review of the operation of the Convention as provided for in its Article XII:
  • (a) General debate
  • (b) Articles I-XV
  • (c) Preambular paragraphs and purposes of the Convention
11. Consideration of issues identified in the review of the operation of the Convention as provided for in its Article XII and any possible consensus follow-up action 12. Follow-up to the recommendations and decisions of the Eighth Review Conference and the question of future review of the Convention 13. Other matters 14. Report of the Committee of the Whole 15. Report of the Drafting Committee 16. Preparation and adoption of the final document(s)
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